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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed at McElly's twice on our Tanzania trip - one night before and one night after our safari, as a part of the bookings made by our Tz tour operator. The first night was disappointing - the room was a bit shabby, there was no electricity for 3 - 4 hours and the WiFi did not work at all....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Apartment style hotel in the heart of Arusha. Very small room for three people. Ideal for one night stay before and after Safari. Staff in the restaurant were friendly. Parking available for guests. Good breakfast. Wifi available but very slow.

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2Thank HappyHeart13
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this hotel from security to customer service was all perfect. You can see the view of the city from top floors. I hope the management will find a way to build a heated swimming pool because it's one of the things they lack. Keep it up the good work

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1Thank Godwin M
Watamu, Coast, Kenya
Reviewed 16 August 2015

A well run busy hotel with good value rooms. Excellent location. Friendly staff and owners who are hands on managing the place. Fairly new and on its way creating a reputation for a place to get a good nights rest with a minimum of Fuss.

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1Thank Azhar K
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Arusha is a tourist city and accommodation can be expensive. Budget hotels are available but not up to standard. This hotel is fairly new, staff are willing to assist at any time and the manager makes sure that guests are comfortable. WiFi not so good. Shower can be too hot at times and luke warm or cold at times. Overall...

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1Thank nazseedat
Devon
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Does what it says on the tin. Hotel is OK, if a little basic. Breakfast was fine. Staff friendly. Shower wasn't great and the lift was out of action with a power cut, but overall, we didn't dislike our stay.

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1Thank PaulGarvey
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

The hotel was ok and the lady at the reception was helpful and really kind to us but not happy about the staff at the restaurant. Me and my friend are vegetarians and wantes pasta and asked if we could get some vegetables with the sauce but the waiter told us that we could not. I think its weird that...

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1Thank Tonje S
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel got recommended to me by a friend. Its downtown. Convenient to walk anywhere around town. Working elevator. English speaking staff. Great rates. Warm water !!!!! And that is a very valuable characteristic in comparison with other hotels in Tanzania. Including great water pressure in the 4th floor. Perfect room temperature. Comfy beds. Love it - would recommend it...

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2Thank Yanyichka
Toronto
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights after climbing Kili. The hotel is well located near the market, comfortable and the rooms were clean. A nice place after a tough week at the mountain. Ask for a room with views to Mt. Meru. The buffet breakfast is not the greatest but we found that food in hotels was not the best...

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2Thank nomadaguy
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2015

My husband and I spent a total of 3 nights at the beginning and end of our safari. This is a basic hotel. Rooms are a reasonable size with A/C and TV (there was a movie channel). Bathroom is a good size, shower ok (lots of hot water) but the towels were rough beyond belief. Everything was clean. The restaurant...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Mc-Ellys Hotel

Address: Uhuru Road | PO Box 12077, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: RM286 - RM531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mc-Ellys Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The price was right for a budget hotel..it was a safe place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethG332, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the main bus stand.”
 of 5 bubbles ernestn2013, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the top floor rooms, they seem like a run-down version of the ones on the other floors.”
 of 5 bubbles as_bombay, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Mount Meru facing Rooms are spacious and offer good views from your balcony .”
 of 5 bubbles 147azhark, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The first and second floor had Wifi, while the 4th and 5th did not. I can't speak for the third.”
 of 5 bubbles AussieOnTheRoadcom, 28 Nov 2014 | Read review
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